The State Lands Development Advisory Committee evaluates applications for grants in the State Lands Category of the larger Washington Wildlife and Recreation Program.

The grants provide funding to develop and renovate outdoor recreation facilities for the Department of Natural Resources and the Department of Fish and Wildlife.

Qualifications

  • Live in Washington
  • Have an interest in public policy
  • Enjoy finding creative solutions and appreciate other perspectives
  • Are interested in a variety of trail-based and general outdoor recreation activities

Time Commitment

  • 6-12 hours for written evaluation, completed remotely
  • Policy feedback time commitment varies

Support

Travel reimbursement including lodging, transportation, and meals is available.

Committee Members

Citizen Members

  • Kurt Danison, Okanogan
  • Bill Grimes, Spokane
  • Peter Sherrill, Bellevue
  • Amanda Tainio, Spokane Valley

Local Agency Members

  • Perry T. Barrett, Bainbridge Island Metropolitan Park and Recreation District, Bainbridge Island
  • Mary McCluskey, City of Poulsbo, Poulsbo
  • Sharon Swan, Snohomish County Department of Parks and Recreation, Snohomish

State Agency Members

  • Shane Belson, Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, Olympia
  • Rex Hapala, Washington Department of Natural Resources, Castle Rock
  • Michael Hankinson, Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission, Olympia

Ex Officio Member

  • Rory Calhoun, RCO, Olympia

VACANCIES

  • Three local agency representatives

Term Length

4 years

General Resources